Win 32 Funlove Virus

  Ponkin 12:51 16 Apr 04

My AVG free edition has identified Win 32 Funlove Virus infecting C:\_RESTORE\TEMP\ A0085113CPY and says it cannot heal and the entire infected object must be removed. How do I remove now, and what is _RESTORE anyway?
Any help would be appreciated,Thanks

  hugh-265156 12:57 16 Apr 04

dont heal just delete.

you need to disable system restore first though.

control panel/system/system restore and untick it.

run a scan with avg and delete the virus if found.

re enable system restore again.

  mammak 12:58 16 Apr 04
  Ponkin 14:40 16 Apr 04

Mammak--Thanks for the info.

huggyg71after suspending System Restore, and scanning with AVG, it reports no virus infection but is the scan still scanning _RESTORE ? or bypassing. I am a little confused here.

  hugh-265156 14:47 16 Apr 04

if no virus found then you are fine.a copy was just in the restore folder.

avg will still scan the system volume information,restore folder even though you disabled system restore but there will be no data in that folder though.

avg scans all folders on your drive.this is normal.

just re enable system restore again.

  Ponkin 14:58 16 Apr 04

huggyg71 thanks for your help the penny has just dropped!!

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